Ulugh Beg Observatory

The Ulugh beg Observatory in Samarkand, created in the 1420s by the Timurid astronomer Mirzo Ulugbek (1394-1449), is a historical monument and one of the best observatories in the Islamic world. At one time, such scientists as Kazi-Zade ar-Rumi (1364-1437), Al-Kashi (1380-1429), and Ali al-Kushchi (1403-1474) worked here. History The history of the Ulugh beg [...]
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